American actor Josh Brolin is a well-known face to the Marvel fans. He is famous for playing the role of one of the powerful villains, Thanos in Marvel films, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

Besides that, Josh first came to the limelight as Brandon Walsh in 1985’s movie The Goonies. Similarly, he is also known for portraying various roles in films such as Grindhouse, American Gangster, Men in Black 3, and Deadpool 2.

Let’s talk about his career, income sources, and his net worth in 2020.

What Is The Net Worth Of Actor Josh Brolin?  

Thanos famed Josh Brolin has an estimated net worth of $45 million as of 2022.

In 2007, Brolin earned a salary of $100,000 from the film No Country for Old Men. Later, in 2018, he received $8 million from Avengers: Infinity War.

When Did Josh Brolin Debut In Marvel Films?

Actor Josh Brolin made his acting debut from, The Goonies in 1985. A year later, he played Josh Bryant on the television series Highway to Heaven. He also appeared in films like Flirting with Disaster, Mimic, Hollow Man, Grindhouse, American Gangster, Milk, and Men in Black 3.

Finally, in 2014, Josh debuted in the Marvel film, Guardians of the Galaxy as an uncredited cameo of Thanos. Again, the same year, he appeared with an uncredited cameo of Thanos in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Then, in 2015, Brolin portrayed the role of Beck Weathers in the biographical adventure film, Everest, along with Jason Clarke, John Hawkes, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Emily Watson.

Josh Brolin aka Thanos is worth $35 million
Josh Brolin aka Thanos is worth $45 million

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Later, the actor played Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War along with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Holland, and Scarlett Johansson.

Furthermore, 54 years old star is an important part of the series and movies like Deadpool 2, Avengers: Endgame, The Young Riders, Gang in Blue, Into the West, and Mankind: The Story of All of Us.

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His 2020 onwards films and shows credit Dune, Flag Day, and What If…? and The Untitled Josh Brolin Project.

Career Besides Acting

Josh served as an executive producer in the documentary film The People Speak in 2009. Also, he worked as a director and writer of the short-movie, X, in December 2010.

House And Car

Avengers: Infinity War actor Josh owns a house in Los Angeles, California. The average house price in Los Angeles in $570,500 as per some online sites. Prior to this, Brolin used to live in Templeton, California.

As per the reports, Brolin drives Nissan manufactured car that costs around $24,100 to $32,180.


Josh Brolin was born Joshua James Brolin on February 12, 1968, in Santa Monica, California, United States. His father, James Brolin, is an actor, producer, and director. On the other hand, his mother, Jane Cameron Agee, was a wildlife activist. His parents divorced when he was only 16.

Josh Brolin with his father James Brolin
Josh Brolin with his father James Brolin

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Men in Black 3 star has three siblings, among them two are brothers, Jess Brolin, Jason Gould, and one is a sister, Molly Elizabeth Brolin.

5 feet 10 inches tall, Josh attended Santa Barbara High School.

Find Out: Who Is Thanos Famed Josh’s Real Life Partner?

Santa Monica born actor Josh Brolin is married to his Everest co-actor, Kathryn Boyd Brolin. The couple exchanged vows on September 24, 2016. They have a child named Westlyn Reign Brolin.

Josh Brolin with wife, Kathryn Boyd Brolin
Josh Brolin with wife, Kathryn Boyd Brolin

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Prior to Boyd, the actor walked down the aisle with an actress Diane Lane on August 15, 2004. The duo divorced on November 27, 2013.

Previously, Josh exchanged the wedding vows with actress Alice Adair in 1988. The pair shares two children, Trevor Brolin, and Eden Brolin. Later, the former pair ended their marriage in 1992.

Charity Works 

American Gangster star Josh Brolin not only won the heart of millions of people by his acting but also from his work to keep humanity alive. Altogether, talented personality supports 7 charitable organizations.

He donates some percent of his earnings to the foundations like Stand Up To Cancer, Oceana, City Year, Keeps A Child Alive, Racing for Kids, Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Artists for Peace and Justice.

The above organizations are supported by celebrities such as Anna Kendrick, Beyoncé, Charlie Puth, and Kirsten Dunst.

Legal Issues: Arrested For Domestic Violence And Public Intoxication

Josh had an argument with his then-wife, Lane, on December 20, 2004, and became physical with her. After that, Lane called the cops and was arrested on the “lesser” criminal act of domestic violence.

Diane rejected press charges, and the spokesman of the couple revealed the incident as a misunderstanding.

The Goonies actor was also found drunk in public on 2013’s New Year’s Day in Santa Monica, California, and was arrested. Later, he explained his situation, stating:

Fear and greed, that’s all that there is. And I traded very specifically. I found momentum stocks that had room to breathe and I just grab a little of the breath.”

Released From Prison After Cash Bond

Brolin had a clash with actor Jeffrey Wright and five more crew members of the film W at Shreveport, Louisiana. On July 20, 2004, he was held in custody and later released after paying a cash bond of $334.

Regarding the context, Josh said:

“It was nice to be in jail knowing that I hadn’t done anything wrong. And it was maddening to be in jail knowing that I hadn’t done anything wrong.”

Later, Shreveport prosecutors dropped the charges against other men.